Indian Agriculture Still Faces Problems

May 21, 2021

As a second wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps through India, the farmers’ protests are no longer in the news. Yet the underlying issues facing Indian agriculture have not gone away.

The Case for Digital Education

February 18, 2021

Journalist and educator Esther Wojcicki explains how the pandemic has disrupted traditional teaching methods — and why that's good for children.

Is Modi’s “Make In India” Initiative Working?

October 29, 2020

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship “Make in India” scheme aims at making the country a global manufacturing hub. But is it working?

Does Online Learning Damage Children’s Brains?

October 08, 2020

FO Talks, brought to you by Fair Observer, hosts neuroscientist William Softky and educator Dr. Criscillia Benford to discuss the impact of educational technology on children's brains.

Outrages and the Future of Free Speech

September 29, 2020

Naomi Wolf joins FO Talks to present her new book, "Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love," and the enormous outrage she experienced on social media over historical controversies in the book.

The Challenge With Jinnah’s Vision for Pakistan

August 28, 2020

Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmed joins FO Talks by Fair Observer to present his controversial thoughts on Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Are the US and China Locked in a New Cold War?

August 07, 2020

In our first FO Live, we look at relations between China and the US and ask whether we are seeing a new Cold War.

Does the US Back India as a Fellow Democracy?

June 29, 2020

Former RAW chief Vikram Sood and ex-CIA operative Glenn Carle discuss how important democracy is to the US-India relationship. This is an extract from a discussion hosted by the Penn Clubs of India, Fair Observer and Fair Insights.

Refugees Build Bridges Across Society

June 15, 2020

While celebrating the contribution of refugees, we must acknowledge the importance of all who are driven from their homelands not only by fear and terror, but also by desperate need. Human bridges and personal connections have been built by great movements across the globe as people escape war and...

COVID-19 Puts the Brakes on the “World’s Fastest City”

June 15, 2020

Dubai — memorably called the world’s fastest city by author and analyst Jim Krane — was already traveling in the slow lane when COVID-19 arrived. The Gulf city-state is one of seven that make up the United Arab Emirates. It had survived the crash of 2009 and thrived anew on...

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